Paul Gosar

The Squawking Heads


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After Representative Paul Gosar tweeted an anime depicting himself murdering fellow representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, he pulled it off Twitter and told Speaker Nancy Pelosi, “Relax. It’s just a cartoon.” After he was censored by the House and lost his committee assignments, he posted it back on Twitter.

Keep in mind, he didn’t just see something on Twitter, find it amusing, and retweet it, which would have been bad enough. Remember when Trump retweeted Nazis? Yeah. No, what Gosar did was have his staff create this anime threatening to murder AOC, his colleague.

So, how many times have you threatened to kill a coworker and kept your job?

Last week, Representative Lauren Boebert was speaking to constituents in the dumb part of Colorado (I love you, Colorado…most of you) when she made a joke about Representative Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, being a terrorist. She told a story about being in an elevator with Omar at the Capital complex and Omar had a backpack. According to Boebert, she made a joke to Omar about her backpack being a bomb. Her Islamophobic audience all had a hearty laugh. She also said Omar was a member of the “Jihad Squad.”

Omar said this event never happened except in Boebert’s imagination.

In the past, Boebert has falsely described Omar as an advocate “for state-sponsored terrorism” and claimed she’s an “honorary member of Hamas” who is a “terrorist sympathizer.” Omar is about as much of a member of Hamas as Boebert is a Nazi and a full-fledged member of the KKK. OK, bad example.

Boebert later talked to Omar on the phone and the conversation started south and went further south. According to Omar, she hung up on Boebert. Talking to someone like Boebert is like talking to a pigheaded racist child…or one of my conservative critics. Boebert did apologize to the Muslim community but refused to apologize to Omar.

Boebert said she demanded that Omar apologize for her “anti-American, anti-Semitic, anti-police rhetoric,” none of which has anything to do with what Boebert said. Lauren Boebert is not an adult and she’s in Congress. Unfortunately, there are a lot of racist babies in Congress.

Paul Gosar knows there have been death threats on Ocasio-Cortez. What he did was endorse these death threats, encourage them, and maybe he even attempted to instigate a murder attempt. The same goes for Boebert. What she did was encourage hate, not just for Omar, but against all Muslims.

Republicans are making up a “war on Christmas” while one of them is pushing a stereotype that all Muslims are terrorists. Fun fact: Most terrorism in the United States is committed by white Christian males and NOT Muslims.

This is what the Republican Party has become. Earlier this year, the House sanctioned Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and pulled her committee assignments after she issued death threats on her Democratic colleagues.

When Republicans defended Gosar, they lied. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Gosar never saw the video before his staff posted it and that he apologized. He said, “It was not his intent to show any harm.” The video showed him cutting off a female coworker’s head.

Minority Whip Steve Scalise, who had been shot in an act of political violence, said, “He put out a statement, and he took the video down.”

Representative Tom Cole said Gosar admitted “to a lapse of judgment.”

Representative Mario Diaz said Gosar apologized.

Matt Gaetz said Gosar already addressed his “misguided decision.”

But the thing is, he never apologized and I’m pretty positive he had seen the video before he tweeted it a second time. Gosar told right-wing fucknut news, “I explained to them what was happening. I did not apologize. I said this video didn’t have anything to do with harming anybody.”

Gosar claimed Democrats, liberals, and the media were trying to “cancel” him and said, “If my cartoon can be banned and my free speech is to be banned, then the Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney and indeed most of Hollywood obviously could be banned as well — not to mention Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner.”

Leave it to a Republican to issue a death threat and claim he’s the victim.

Of course Gosar believes it’s his free speech to threaten to murder someone. They also believe it’s free speech when parents call school board members at 3:00 AM and say, “I know where you live, motherfucker.”

Republicans are refusing to condemn violence and bigotry because they’re afraid it’ll upset their base. This is the new Republican Party where the members are in a race to be the vilest amongst them. The GOP is less of a party and more of a cult focused on hate, lies, violence, and gaslighting.

Now, I’m waiting to see who has a problem with this cartoon? Will it be Republicans, Trumpsters, social media?

Relax. It’s just a cartoon.

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Imaginary Republicans


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Last week, racist Arizona Republican congressman Paul Gosar tweeted out an animé video of violence being committed against his colleague, Democratic female representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. The animé also included some violent stuff happening to President Joe Biden. Just as Republicans loved to say during the Trump presidency (sic), Where did the nice nonwhite lady hurt you?

Yesterday, the House voted to censure Gosar. But first, his Republican colleagues got an opportunity to defend Gosar. Matt Gaetz equated being upset at the violence in the cartoon to what Wile E. Coyote attempts to do to the Road Runner. Gaetz said, “Next week we might be indicting the Wile E. Coyote for an explosive ordinance against the Road Runner.”

First off, Matt-boo…nobody should ever listen to you for what’s OK and not OK. You show your colleagues on the House floor photos of girls you slept with by enticing them with candy from your van, you’re currently under investigation for sex trafficking a minor, you’re a racist stupid cult-worshipping fuck who spreads lies and conspiracy theories, dresses poorly, and has ridiculous hair that looks like it has to be combed over an oil pan.

But, Gosar has NOT been indicted, so maybe somebody should tell Matt the differences between “censure” and “indictment.” Maybe some nice FBI agents can inform him while arresting him when their investigation is completed. Or, maybe Gaetz does know and it was a faux pas because “indictment” has been on his mind lately.

Also, I hate to break it to Matt but Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner aren’t real people, so your comparison is almost as stupid as your hair (my God, man…what are you putting in that shit, axle grease?). But it does make sense he thinks Wile E. Coyote is real as other Republicans are feuding with Muppets.

Gosar never did apologize for the animé and defended it saying he used anime to connect with young people. Hey, that’s a good idea when you want to entice teenagers into the KKK, use anime. Gosar pulled the video the same day he tweeted it. After he was censured yesterday, he tweeted it again.

He’s lucky he’s a congressman and not in the real world. If you put funny little cartoons about killing your coworker on her desk, you would probably lose your job for harassment. You probably wouldn’t have a bunch of your colleagues defending you with Wile E. Coyote comparisons.

Gosar is only the 24th person to be censured by Congress, the first in over a decade, and he lost two committee assignments. Basically, he’s as worthless as Marjorie Taylor Green, a person even Oscar the Grouch wouldn’t wanna be seen with. Green wasn’t censured but did lose her committee assignments which she said would give her more time for trolling with racist bullshit and conspiracy theories. It warms one’s heart to see a person reconnect with their Nazi base.

Personally, I believe every member of Congress who supported the insurrection, tries to prevent it from being investigated, and continues to spread lies that Trump won, should be censured. And maybe like Gaetz mentioned, indicted.

At the very least, they should all have to spend one night in a jail cell with a horny Snuffleupagus.

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Gosar Gets A Head


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You can not be tribal without being a hypocrite.

If you only go after people who are on the other side of you politically but give others who have committed the same offense a free pass because they’re in your tribe, you’re a hypocrite.

If you spent eight years attacking President Obama for playing a lot of golf, then spent the next four years blind to Trump playing a shit ton of golf, even after he promised he wouldn’t, and ignored that he made taxpayers pay for his golf, giving him a huge profit from it, then you’re a hypocrite.

In May 2017, comedian Kathy Griffin posed with a Donald Trump mask covered in ketchup. It was made out to look like a decapitated head. For me, I don’t know what’s the bigger sin, a decapitated head or the ketchup. I really hate ketchup.

In case you have a short memory like Republicans do about who created the economy Trump inherited, or that Trump increased the national debt by $2 trillion, or Trump created the border crisis, inflation, the supply-chain issue, and the Afghanistan pullout, or that Trump played down the COVID pandemic, or that entire Trump golf thing, then let me refresh your memory on the Kathy Griffin headless Trump crisis.

After Ms. Griffin’s photo stunt with the ketchup Trump mask, you can probably guess how Republicans reacted. They all joined as one and defended Kathy Griffin’s freedom of speech and demanded the media not to act like a woke mob and cancel her. They called everyone who criticized the stunt a “snowflake” and to grow up. #SaveKathy was the hashtag shared by every Republican in Congress. And then they all set out to feed the homeless, protect the environment, add more vegetables into school lunches, and save Michelle Obama’s White House garden.

OK, I may have made a few of those things up.

What really happed was a lot of, “AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGHHHHH!!!!!!” from Republicans.

The Republican National Committee published a statement saying, “Kathy Griffin’s career was over long before she attempted to make a disgusting joke about decapitating the President. Playing the victim and blaming others for her hateful actions today, and claiming to be (bullied) is a bridge too far.”

The California Republican Party sought donations for Kathy’s “disrespectful” photo and asked donors to contribute to the fight against “the left’s blatant disrespect.” They also published the photo in their solicitation condemning the publishing of the photo.

A lot of Republican cartoonists used the same image to condemn the image.

Donald Trump tweeted that Griffin should be “ashamed” of herself and that Barron, Trump’s son named after his horny alias and who was 11 at the time, was “having a hard time with this.” He ended his tweet with, “Sick!” Dude, I’m sure Barron has a “hard time” with a lot of shit. Has he seen those photos of his mom? I wonder how Barron feels about daddy tweeting AOC, along with other non-white female representatives, should be “sent back” to her own country, which is the United States because she was born here.

Trumpy Jr tweeted, “Disgusting but not surprising.” He also said, “This is the left today. They consider this acceptable. Imagine a conservative did this to Obama as POTUS?” Jr, We don’t have to imagine.

Jr and other Republican shitheads demanded that CNN fire Kathy from her annual gig as cohost, with Anderson Cooper, of their New Year Eve show.

Republicans got exactly what they wanted and CNN fired Griffin. After that, Jr. tweeted Griffin should receive more punishing. And she got more punishment.

Griffin didn’t just lose her CNN gig, she had multiple bookings at comedy clubs canceled. Nobody wanted their club burned down for booking Kathy Griffin. She was also placed on the no-fly list for two months. She was investigated by the Secret Service, and threatened jail time for a “conspiracy to kill the ‘president.'” She also lost a book deal and probably quite a few friends.

Al Franken, who was senator at the time and later canceled by his own party, condemned her actions. This only reminded Republicans that Franken and Griffin were old comedy pals, and they started attacking him for knowing her.

Even Melania, who was usually silent about famous people bullying and insulting, like her husband, attacked Kathy Griffin.”

Democrats criticized Kathy Griffin for her stunt. Hardly anyone defended it. But, Donald Trump Jr told us to imagine the reaction if a conservative did what Kathy did. We know that his party wouldn’t give a rat’s fuck over it. In fact, they’d remain silent.

Republicans got everything they demanded with Kathy Griffin, and the ketchup-Trump-mask stunt isn’t even the worst thing she’s ever done. Have you seen “Shrek Forever After?” It was the worst Shrek. I was going to use the 1998 Godzilla, but that was Vicki Lewis. Until now, I thought Ms. Lewis and Ms. Griffin were the same person.

Republicans were afraid Kathy Griffin was threatening to kill Donald Trump. The party could not find any of their members they had faith in that could stop Kathy Griffin on a murder rampage. These are the same fuckers scared of Big Bird, Greta Thunberg, and broccoli.

On Monday, Representative Paul Gosar tweeted out some weird altered anime video of him cutting off the head of his colleague Alexandria Ocasio Cortez…and murdering President Joe Biden. So far, Don Jr has been silent with his outrage.

The only Republican who has expressed disgust over this has been Representative Adam Kinzinger.

House Minority Leader has been asked to condemn this but so far, like when Marjorie Taylor Green issued death threats to Leader Nancy Pelosi and AOC, he’s remained silent.

Republicans are NOT going after Gosar for doing the very same thing they attacked Kathy Griffin for…except Gosar’s attack threatened more people. They have not spoken out against this because they are hypocrites and Republicans don’t believe hypocrisy applies to them.

Ever Gosar’s siblings have criticized his actions. His sister, Jennifer Gosar, said he was expressing his “sociopathic fantasies.” Along with her five other siblings, Jennifer endorsed Paul Gosar’s opponent in his last election. I can relate as I have two siblings I don’t talk to, but in our case, they’re Paul Gosar.

When a very public personality like Paul Gosar exhibits sociopathic fantasies about murdering a co-worker, much more deranged sociopaths may take his cue and exhibit not just weird murderous sexual fantasies, but actions. This is dangerous shit and Gosar should be removed from office. Gosar is not qualified to serve in Congress. Unfortunately, the entire Republican Party is controlled by and full of sociopaths.

Before taking his video off Twitter to pretend it never happened, Gosar told everyone to relax because it’s “just a cartoon.”

Yeah, and Kathy Griffin’s stunt was just a mask covered in ketchup.

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Political Family Feud


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A lot of us can relate to families torn apart by politics. We’ve always disagreed here and there, but with the arrival of Donald Trump, it’s like the people you’ve always known and loved have been replaced by racist pod people.

I have two siblings who are Trump supporters. I’ve disagreed with family on political issues and candidates in the past, but I’ve never seen one change their personalities. With Trump, it’s like you have to check in your brain, lose your mind, and start goose-stepping.

I have never seen one expression of racism from my two sisters, and now? They’re defending Nazis and chanting about building a wall. On top of that, they don’t see a conspiracy theory they don’t like. They share and believe them all. They have stopped checking facts and don’t care about accountability or dignity anymore. What happened to them?

Paul Gosar’s siblings are probably asking the same questions I have for the past two years. Six of his nine siblings have endorsed his opponent and appeared in a campaign ad for him. David Brill may not have much of a shot in a Gosar’s super-red Arizona district, but the majority of Gosar’s own siblings don’t want you to vote for him.

I totally understand. If one of my Trump sycophant sibs was running for dog catcher, I’d endorse their opponent. I’d tell people to vote for the dogs. My siblings are insane and so is Paul Gosar.

Gosar helped spread the conspiracy theory that Obama was born in Kenya. He also blamed George Soros for the violence that happened in Charlottesville. He didn’t blame Nazis. His siblings are right. Don’t vote for him.

Gosar said his brothers and sisters are disgruntled Hillary supporters. That doesn’t change the fact that the majority of the people who know him best believe he should not be in Congress.

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